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Wednesday December 19, 2018

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Unchecked FIFO Hurting Queensland
Business
Thursday October 29 2015

Unchecked FIFO Hurting Queensland

Unchecked fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) practices are killing Queensland towns and mining companies don't have the conscience to care.

Change Discrimination Laws: FIFO Report
Business
Friday October 9 2015

Change Discrimination Laws: FIFO Report

Anti-discrimination laws should be amended to guard against "postcode discrimination", a Queensland parliamentary inquiry into fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work arrangements has found.

FIFO Employees Experience High Levels of Depression
Mining
Tuesday June 9 2015

FIFO Employees Experience High Levels of Depression

New research reveals that members of Australia’s fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) workforce suffer from stress and depression at rates far greater than the general population.

Concerns Mount Over Impact of FIFO on Mental Health
Business
Wednesday May 13 2015

Concerns Mount Over Impact of FIFO on Mental Health

A parliamentary committee is examining the mental health impacts of the fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work arrangements that are so widely employed by the resources sectors in...

Redundancy Fear Silences FIFO Workers
Business
Friday February 27 2015

Redundancy Fear Silences FIFO Workers

Fly-in fly-out workers are increasingly afraid to report mental health issues because they don't want to be made redundant by struggling mining companies, a West Australian...

WA Mining Jobs to Plunge Nearly 20 Per Cent
Mining
Monday November 24 2014

WA Mining Jobs to Plunge Nearly 20 Per Cent

Western Australia's resources sector will see a sharp contraction in its workforce over the upcoming decade, in tandem with an increase in FIFO work arrangements.

FIFO Workers Fear Metal Health Stigma
Business
Wednesday November 5 2014

FIFO Workers Fear Metal Health Stigma

Fly-in fly-out workers who need antidepressants aren't taking them because they fear the drugs will be detected in workplace urine tests and hurt their career, a...